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Homeowner's quick thinking, gun turned tide during Pine County break-in

Published 11/17/2013, Minneapolis Star Tribune

It was past 2 a.m. when Charles Carlson awoke to noises. With an intruder's gun pointed to his head, the 75-year-old Minnesota man says, he pretended to be blind and hard of hearing to buy himself time to grab his own loaded Glock 9mm handgun.

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